Making use of wind power to travel around and discover new places is a priori a quite special leisure activity.  However, the time spent on the boat might turn even more special and exciting if you choose an exceptional sailing spot. The so-called Wadden Sea along the Dutch coastline in central Europe for, Read More

Not only is Melbourne one of the world’s most exciting cities, literally pulsing with vitality, this spring and summer season Melbourne hosts some fantastic music and sports events. From horseracing to British rock, Melbourne offers a variety of sounds, colors, with thrills that will continue to build in momentum across Victoria. The following highlights, Read More

japanese design

If you love design, you will love Japan. Cutting edge architecture, outlandish fashion and futuristic technology mix easily with ancient temples, peaceful parks and elegant women wearing traditional kimono. Tokyo is the most populous city in the world. It’s fast-paced, neon-lit and crazy but also impossibly clean and well ordered. You will find it, Read More

sumo training

Watching sumo in action is a definite must-do cultural experience in Japan and seeing a grand tournament must be incredible. But, if you were like us and don’t have an opportunity, don’t despair, there’s a way to experience this centuries’ old sport up close and personal – as in twenty feet away personal –, Read More

tokyo sacred destination

  Pilgrimage is indeed one of the oldest motives for travel. For centuries, people have travelled to find places which inspire, astound, and simply take our breath away. The modern history of what we now know as Tokyo is centred around commerce, innovation, animation and out-there fashion.  Tokyo may not have the wealth of, Read More

individually wrapped japan

  I had one of my first bits of “culture shock” when I bought a box of cookies at a grocery store in Asakusa, Japan only to find out that each of the cookies was individually wrapped. All those extra layers of plastic, separating me from my beloved chocolate cookies made it a bit, Read More

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